MEDALS TO 1920
New Zealand Medal (undated reverse) LIEUT. J.V. HORST REES, 40TH FOOT.
wounded in action Te Aira. Click photo for details.
Military General Service Medal Busaco / Albuhera / Nivelle / Nive / Orthes / Toulouse A. MEALEY, 39TH FOOT. £2500
Copy papers. Andrew Mealey was born in Rapohe, Donegal in 1786. He joined the Donegal Militia in 1803 and enlisted into the 39th (Dorsetshire) Foot in May 1809. He was discharged in January 1825, suffering from asthma and rheumatism. His conduct had been good. Medal and clasps confirmed on medal roll. The Athlone Sentinel, 27 August 1841 reports that "Andrew Mealey" has been elected "a letter-carrier or this town to the Government."
Crimea Medal Unnamed as issued £165
Sergeant Henry Thomas
2nd Dragoon Guards
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